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cbs forecast. >>> if your car is damaged in a muddy mess like the one in daly city, do you have to pay to clean it up? consumer watch asks about insurance coverage. >>> eyewitness news is sponsored by blue shield of california, a not for profit health plan. ,, secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. ,,,, about 80-years old is at the center of a water main break that flooded a daly city >>> and recapping tonight's top story, a pipe that is about 80 years old is at the center of a water main break that flooded a daly city neighborhood with mud. the pipe split in two this morning, sending 40,000 gallons of water into the streets near hillside park. no homes were flooded or damaged. but about a dozen cars had mud up to their wheels, or higher. and it could be days before the car owners get back on the road. >> consumer watch reporter julie watson in daly city to tell us whose insurance -- are they going to cover these cars? >> rep
be more aging pipes similar to the one that burst yesterday. live in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big question now, who is going to pay for all the clean- up? car owners whose auto insurance policies do include a comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. but you should make the claim immediately. drivers who don't have the comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within the next six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> an attic fire in the east bay forced a family out of their home. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. crews took 20 minutes to knock the fire down. they spent hours dealing with the flare-ups. that's due to complications from a new roof on the home. the residents inside smelled smoke before the alarms went off. >>> san francisco city hall will be open for business today. this is a live look at city hall. it's running on a generator right now. pg&e crews are working to get powerfully restored there. >>> and last night an electrical problem in the basement set off the smoke a
news that big of mud slide in daly city this is still a problem the water main break of that. that neighborhood in this is video from sky 7 high- definition. abc news happened to see what a mess this is. and justine? >> what i want to show you right now is the cleanup efforts that is happening right now this was a grassy park. in daly city right now is. in about 5 ft. of mud and some of the deeper spots. what they are doing are using pieces of heavy equipment to try to get the mud out of here. but with their word is the rainfall that is on the way it is a race against time. >> working crews cleaned up the mess left over by turning neighborhood into what looked and sounded like a construction zone. >> they clean this up and hopefully it will get it back to normal, sooner than later. it is really annoying. >> tuesday afternoon, this cast-iron pipe from the 1930's spilled over 40,000 gal. of water onto the streets people had to run to safety and cars were covered in mud. >> this one day later they are still trying to wash the garbage off. >> i started yesterday's. and i have to
to get it cleaned up for the commute. >>> in daly city crews will be back along lausanne avenue after a wall of mud came down the hillside. amy hollyfield is back at the scene this morning, with what is next for affected residents. >> reporter: it looks so much better out here this morning. now the residents are a little nervous, could this happen again? the city officials still have a lot of work to do to build confidence of the residents. it took all day yesterday to clean the mud out, the mud invaded this neighborhood in daly city about 4:30 in the morning when a pipe broke and 45,000 gallons of water came rushing in, mud coated the streets. now the concern is the rain in the forecast for later this week and what that will mean for this waterlogged hillside in this neighborhood. >> worried about another avalanche. worried if it rains and comes down again there will be major flooding. >> reporter: homes were evacuated yesterday not because of damage, the homes were fine, but because officials were worried the hillside might go. they allowed them back in, people are now nervous espec
coverage now of that huge mess in daly city. we were the first tv crew there after a water main break flooded a neighborhood. tara is live back there with new footage. >> reporter: just a few minutes ago, crews pulled you and they are assessing the damage. p we had a chance to actually take a like up this hill and get a better look at the gaping hole. wow. we were told it's a 20 x 20. it seems closer than that when you are standing. engineers have inspected the hillside and they say it is -- it sa -- it is safe. >> war ar-- we're gonna keep the rains out. keep in the gully area and sustain and keep it there. >> reporter: now, the main break unfolded 45,000 gallons of water, trapping at least a dozen cars in it's link. the. they have this instrument and then are putting it in different spots. right about this spot. that's about four feet into monday -- mud. so they are assessing everything. this is a very, very large area. it's completely opened up. crews are gonna be out here football -- for probably most of the die. >> thank you. >>> we have more details now on names color damage wil
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